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Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
1/24/2015 10:17:14 PM

Reviewer: psychiatry is evil, 25-34 Male (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was misdiagnosed with Bipolar Disorder when I was 6 years old and this vile substance was forced down my throat for 11 years. The end results during my formative years, and current health/future health were disastrous. Iv seen it erode away at the minds of family members who took it as well, and who sadly refuse to do without.

Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
1/15/2015 4:59:46 PM

Reviewer: Bbsam , 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with bipolar I at 15 and schizophrenia at 22. I was prescribed lithium first in the mental institution with risperdal(awful) and my normal xanax. After leaving I have continued and upped my dosage to 900mg following topamax, Xanax and concerts. So far it has proven its worth and makes sense why it's the 'go to' med for so many years. It has drastically helped my mood sw ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
9/11/2014 4:38:02 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It took 20 years to be prescribed lithium. My life has changed dramatically. My levels of lithium are fine, but my creatine level is higher than it should be. So my doctor took me off 4 days ago. I am a mess! I tried Depakote and it made me blind. I'd rather be on dialysis than lose my mental health. I'm getting a second opinion. Lamictal with Lithium also helped. Im still on Lamictil, I w ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
7/31/2014 1:56:21 AM

Reviewer: Stanley C., 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 59 years old and I spent time in a mental hospital. They diagnosed me with Bipolar I, and I was given lithium. Thank goodness for this web site because it gave me some insight to what was to come. Frequent urination, tremors, tiredness, weakness, all the signs of lithium. Fortunately, they have all gone away, and I feel like a new man. I can't describe it, small things, like the tall ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
7/31/2014 1:55:20 AM

Reviewer: Stanley C., 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 59 years old and I spent time in a mental hospital. They diagnosed me with Bipolar I, and I was given lithium. Thank goodness for this web site because it gave me some insight to what was to come. Frequent urination, tremors, tiredness, weakness, all the signs of lithium. Fortunately, they have all gone away, and I feel like a new man. I can't describe it, small things, like the tall ... Show Full Comment

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